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Safety

Freedom from accidental injuries

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Self care

Is avoiding injuries to patients from the care that is intended to help them

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Errors of commission

Errors of commmision are errors of doing the wrong thing

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Error of omission

Errors of omission are errors of not doing the right thing

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Errors of execution

Errors of execution are errors related to doing the right thing incorrectly

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Always event: errors

Those aspects of the patient experience that are so important to patients and families that health care providers must consistently do

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Adverse event: error

Unintended harm by an act of commission or omission rather than as a result of a disease process

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Near miss: error

Error of commission or omission that could have harmed a patient, but harm did not occur

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Sentinel event: errors

Unexpected occurrence involving death r serious injury

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Never event

Serious medical errors or adverse event that should never happen to a patient

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Crew resource management

Situational awareness
Problem identification
Decision making by generating alternative acceptable solutions
Appropriate workload distribution
Time management
Conflict resolution

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High reliability organizations

Manages work that involves hazardous environments
Predict and prevent

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Just culture

Reporting errors without punishment
Balance between learning from mistakes and disciplinary actions

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Transparency in health care

Information should be given to patients so they can be well informed

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Exemplars of safety

Fall prevention
Medication administration
Care coordination
Team systems
Error reporting
National quality benchmarks